Definitions for lindera
Lindera, genus Lindera(noun)
aromatic evergreen or deciduous dioecious shrubs or trees of eastern Asia and North America
Any plant of the genus Lindera, flowering shrubs and trees.
Lindera is a genus of about 80-100 species of flowering plants in the family Lauraceae, mostly native to eastern Asia but with three species in eastern North America. The species are shrubs and small trees; common names include Spicewood, Spicebush, and Benjamin Bush.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A plant genus in the LAURACEAE family. Lindera benzoin is a source of a balsamic resin called benzoin which is up to 1/3 BENZOIC ACID. This should not be confused with the chemical BENZOIN or the plant STYRAX BENZOIDES.
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